Sharon Chambers

Alton |

Sharon Louise Chambers, 70, passed away at home at 2:00 am on November 16, 2023.

She was born on January 25, 1953, in Alton, the daughter of Raymond and Fran Herrin. Sharon married her high school sweetheart, Richard Chambers on March 6, 1971, and he survives. She loved to go camping and fishing and spending time with her husband and family, and everyone who knew her knew she loved decorating her house and entertaining her family for Christmas. She also enjoyed being the number one tournament player on Wordscapes. She also loved watching her soap operas and Hallmark Christmas movies.

Sharon is survived by her mother and four daughters and a son and their spouses. Tina and Joe Sabin, Tricia Chambers, Michele and Deana Chambers, Christie and Brian Buck, and Richard and Mylene Chambers, 11 Grandchildren, and one Great Grandchild. Also surviving are five brothers and two sisters and their spouses, Rusty and Kelly Herrin, Kenny and Lori Herrin, Denny and Lucy Herrin, Patty Brown and Bob Acker, Cindie and John Sanders, William Kelley, Doug and Carissa Eason, four sister in laws and one brother in law and their spouses, Kathy and Lee Eagleton, Patty and Dave Hutchins, Diane and Brad Newell, Christine Dilks, and Russell and Sandy Chambers.

She was preceded in death by her father Raymond Herrin, her mother and father in-law John and Frieda Chambers, brother Bob Kelley, sister Karen Kelley, sister-in-law Debra Kelley, brother-in-law Kevin Dilks, and a Granddaughter Hannah Welling.  A memorial visitation will be Tuesday, November 21, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Memorials may be made to the family.  Gent Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement.  Additional information and online guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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